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Speaking of life ending suddenly and much too early, this morning Students for Life (SFLA) staffer Jon Scharfenberger died from injuries he sustained in a car accident earlier this month. SFLA leader Kortney Blythe Gordon and her pre-born daughter, Sophy, were also killed in that accident. Ironically, or perhaps providentially, Jon lost his voice forever […]


Posted at: October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm - Comments Off

“Never tire of firmly speaking out in defense of life from its conception and do not be deterred from the commitment to defend the dignity of every human person with courageous determination. Christ is with you: be not afraid!” (JPII – Address to visiting bishops, 3 February 2001) God created man in his image; in […]


Posted at: October 2nd, 2011 - 4:21 pm - Comments Off

O Holy Spirit of God, You were promised to us by the Lord Jesus as an Advocate, as one who pleads our cause and speaks up for us in the heights of heaven. “I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever…”(Jn.14:15). The apostle Paul has taught […]


Posted at: June 12th, 2011 - 3:56 pm - Comments Off

I really love this: The disciples spoke in the language of every nation. At Pentecost God chose this means to indicate the presence of the Holy Spirit: whoever had received the Spirit spoke in every kind fo tongue. We must realize, dear brothers, that this is the same Holy Spirit by whom love is poured […]


Posted at: June 12th, 2011 - 3:52 pm - Comments Off

Wishing you a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend and, please, amid your boat rides, barbecue and beer, be sure to stop at some point and take a moment to remember what this holiday is really about. Image: Incidents of the war. A harvest of death, Gettysburg, July, 1863 No one has greater love than […]


Posted at: May 28th, 2011 - 2:37 pm - Comments Off

Good news: the House passed the Pence amendment to de-fund Planned Parenthood, a success which many are attributing to the recent work of Live Action “exposing” the dirty deeds of the Nation’s largest abortion provider. And yet, a not-so small or insignificant debate has been raging lately on whether Live Action’s actions were justified. I […]


Posted at: February 18th, 2011 - 11:06 pm - Number of Comments » 1

As much as we want to save lives, as pro-lifers and Christians we should have a great desire to help save souls as well. One of my favorite quotes from John Paul II comes from his 2002 address to the U.S. Cardinals in response to the sexual abuse scandal: “we cannot forget the power of […]


Posted at: January 25th, 2011 - 11:19 pm - Comments Off

Today we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who died fighting (peacefully) for the rights of those who were treated as less than human because of the color of their skin. Today, the battle for the freedom and the rights of all human beings is far from over and the threats to the dignity of […]


Posted at: January 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm - Comments Off

Happy feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Protectress of the Unborn and Mother of the Americas! Oh Mary, Mother of Jesus and Mother of Life, We honor you as Our Lady of Guadalupe. Thank you for pointing us to Jesus your Son, The only Savior and hope of the world. Renew our hope in him, […]


Posted at: December 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm - Comments Off

Can you believe we’re halfway through Advent already?! Advent is a time for Christians to prepare for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ – the Word made flesh. Some may wonder what the body and theology have to do with each other, but, according to John Paul II, the fact that theology also includes […]


Posted at: December 7th, 2010 - 4:15 pm - Comments Off